- gorey, edward,
- gorgas, william crawford,
- gorge hook,
Origin of gorged
verb (used with object), gorged, gorg·ing.
verb (used without object), gorged, gorg·ing.
Origin of gorge1
Examples from the Web for gorged
They gorged themselves in their mess halls, tossing away mountains of food as starving locals looked on.
More often than not, this female ninja comes to us via a writer who has gorged on graphic novels for most of his life.
However, it appears the man had gone off and gorged himself with mulberries as he did not like being starved.My Diary in Serbia: April 1, 1915-Nov. 1, 1915|Monica M. Stanley
Flocks of fig-birds twittered amongst the branches, being like the date-pigeons, almost too gorged to fly.When Winter Comes to Main Street|Grant Martin Overton
They had fully satiated their thirst for blood—desolation was completed—vengeance was gorged—nature mourned over the dismal scene.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution|L. Carroll Judson
The Cæsar is half frenzied now, gorged with his triumph, the mockery of which he does not seem to understand."Unto Caesar"|Baroness Emmuska Orczy
Wizened grandfathers and stolid large-eyed children ate and panted in the suffocating heat, and gorged again.The Belovd Vagabond|William J. Locke
- a narrow rear entrance to a work
- the narrow part of a bastion or outwork
verb Also: engorge
Word Origin for gorge
"eat greedily," c.1300, from Old French gorger, from gorge (see gorge (n.)). Related: Gorged; gorging.
mid-14c., "throat," from Old French gorge "throat, bosom," from Late Latin gurges "gullet, throat, jaws," of uncertain origin, probably related to Latin gurgulio "gullet, windpipe," from PIE *gwere- "to swallow." Transferred sense of "deep, narrow valley" was in Old French.